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Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm EDT
. brooks robinson elevated the orioles during his time in uniform. and now, friends and fans are elevating him to a permanent perch across baltimore. >> reporter: just look at who we immortalize here in this town. at this stadium, johnny unitas. at the heart, william donald schaefer. babe ruth. and now, pope john paul. now, the fifth statue. mvp, golden glove, multiple all- star. brooks robinson. >> brooks will be on top of the base. brooks is 9 feet tall. and he will be fielding a ground ball. and will be fielding it in the direction. park. >> nicknamed the hoover for his ability to scoop up the ground ball. this is made by the baltimore artist who created the polk statue downtown. he will stand across the street on city land, a major gateway to baltimore. >> so that as people come into the city, and a lot of people do come this way, they're welcomed by brooks. brooks greets them. and it really establishes his status as an iconic baltimore citizen. >> reporter: right now, the base is poured and the granite is being installed. here's a neat trick. take a picture of the bar codes to be inst
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
will be conducted. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on jail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >>> police have arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation. but no one has been charged with any crime yet. in london, tina krauss. >>> tomorrow's hearings in parliament will be televised. sky news reports that news corp. has hired a senior lawyer to conduct an internal probe. >>> time now to look at some of the stories you will find on tomorrow's edition of baltimore sun. the state is looking for a new way to direct revenue by collecting taxes on travel sites. for these stories and more look for tomorrow's edition of baltimore sun. >>> we have sad news to report, kelly saunders has died of cancer. she worked here at wjz in the 80s and 90s. she was the first woman in the nation to do a pa job at a major league baseball game. leading the way for other women to follow. saunders was just 68 years old when she died and of course our staff here will miss her very m
Jul 6, 2011 6:00pm EDT
they did. >> reporter: at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the controversy for years and is now in charge of murdoch's news corporation. murdoch said she will continue to lead the company, despite calls for her resignation. the company has already taken a hit. several companies have already pulled their ads. >> and police have already begun to look at evidence the newspaper paid off officers in return for information. >>> in tonight's wjz consumer watch, looks like bacon places will be hogging up more ever your budget. it is expected to reach $6 a pound in the coming weeks. the price increase couldn't come at a worse time as -- [ laughter ] >> we entering peak -- [ laughter ] season. >> i guess you grill that bacon, huh? >> tomatoes are coming in. blt's. >> there you go. okay. >> i like them year round myself. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. >>> they helped win the race to space. but now, they're losing their jobs. the final flight of the space shuttle means the end of a career for many nasa workers. from astro
Jul 11, 2011 6:00pm EDT
embattled ceo, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that happened on her watch, at news around the world. >> london's daily mirror tabloid is hitting murdoch with corruption. the paper quotes an ex-new york city cop, saying "news of the world" reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week, with the case of millie dowler, a british teen murdered in 2002. her parents met with britain's deputy prime minister monday. police say journalists from news of the world hacked the victim's voice mail and deleted some messages, giving her parents false hope she was alive. authorities have arrested at least eight people so far, almost all journalists. for now, murdoch was trying to keep the scandal from derailing his $19 billion bid to buy a lucrative british satellite company. in london, tina kraus, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, investigators are also looking into allegations police may have been paid for information, including details about senior members of britain
Jul 14, 2011 6:00pm EDT
news international chief rebecca brooks at a hearing on tuesday. the parliamentary panel is digging into allegations reporters hacked the phones of murder and terror victims. they have already interrogated senior officers, accused of taking money from journalists sniffing for stories. >> reporter: the latest suspect is a former deputy editor for former news of the world. >> reporter: the newscorps scandal is now showing signs of moving to america. several are demanding an investigation into whether newscorps broke a u.s. law, banning bribes to foreign officials. lawmakers also want to know if families of other 9/11 victims and other americans may have had their phones hacked, too. >> three -- there's no reason to believe that given what's going on, that there aren't going to be similar episodes of what's going on here. >> reporter: murdoch is known as the dirty digger in the uk. now, the media billionaire is trying to dig himself out of the scandal that is front-page news. in london, tina kraus, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: it is unclear whether rupert murdoch can be forced to
Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
their superiors. >> reporter: lawmakers also grilled the former editor of the news of the world, rebecca brooks. >> i can say that i have never paid a policeman myself, i've never sanctioned a payment to a police officer. >> reporter: a separate committee questioned the police chief and the department's assistant commissioner about allegations police were paid for inside information. the former chief testified 10 press officers in his department used to work for the news of the world. in london, wjz eyewitness news. >> rupert murdock says one lesson that's come from the scandal is that news organizations need to consider ethics. >>> the clock is ticking and there's still no break in the stalemate over talks to raise the nation's debt ceiling. harry reid and mitch mcconnell are working on a plan to give the presidency to raise the debt ceiling on his own. it calls on the president to lay out spending cuts equal to the amount he raises the debt limit. if lawmakers don't pass a plan by august 2nd, the government could find itself unable to pay its bills. president obama will be visiting the had un
Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm EDT
claims his staff. and he laughed off to accusations that he cozied up to rebekah brooks. >> i've never held a slumber party and seen her in her pajamas. >> >> rupert murdoch's wife, wendy deng, is in the international spotlight, following her actions at yesterday's phone hacking hearing. she jumped to action when a man slammed a pie in murdoch's face. murdoch says she is very feisty and protective of her family. she's murdoch's third wife. they have been married 10 years and they have two children. >>> a man being held in prison. monique griego has more. >> reporter: we have been following allen gross's story for sometime. in march, he was sentenced to 50 years in prison for illegally importing communications equipment. and he was accused of being a spy. they say he needed this for a humanitarian mission in cuba. and the appeal is gross's final legal recourse in the communist nation. he's already been in prison for nearly two years. jess? >> monique, thank you. his attorney hopes his client will be freed on humanitarian grounds. >>> birth control may soon be free for 2 million women. i
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